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  • Daimler puts new safety technology on the road in all its commercial-vehicle divisions
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Daimler puts new safety technology on the road in…

    "Shaping Future Transportation" event presents innovative technical solutions for even more safety in commercial vehicles New assistance systems such as the Blind Spot Monitoring System the Mirror Cam, the Active Brake Assist and the Lane Assist… more...
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  • THE CAYENNE GROUP IS LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL SALES STAFF
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    THE CAYENNE GROUP IS LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL SALES…

    Want a great sales job working with the leading sales team with the multi brand Cayenne Group/Cayenne World here’s your opportunity of a lifetime to work with the leading automotive operation in the country, with world class blue chip motorcycle… more...
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  • Paddy Brearley of Legacy Hotel Group with Bruce Turner  of The Bespoke Amenities Co
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Big business embracing entrepreneurial innovation…

    Winners of The Growth Engines display innovation in cost, value and strategy The spirit of entrepreneurship through the use of rare skills and creating innovative business relationships is alive and well in South Africa. This is attested to by the… more...
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  • Airbus Helicopters teams up with India's Mahindra Group
    Jul 07, 2015 Press Releases

    Airbus Helicopters teams up with India's Mahindra…

    Airbus Helicopters and Mahindra Group subsidiary, Mahindra Defence, form a partnership to respond to India's military helicopter tenders A joint venture company will be set up in the coming months, aiming to become the first private Indian… more...
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  • Hydrogen fuel cell saloon sets record driving range for any zero-emissions car on the market
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    HOORAY FOR MIRAI !

    Hydrogen fuel cell saloon sets record driving range for any zero-emissions car on the market The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle has proved it can go the distance, achieving 3,5 litres per 100 km in official US combined city/highway… more...
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  • RS Components supports access to computers in Africa for education
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    RS Components supports access to computers in…

    SABC African EduWeek is an education event in its ninth year and showcases the latest education technology innovations and offers education professionals the opportunity to source and buy new products for use in the classroom. Visitors also get the… more...
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  • HINO VOLUME ROSE AS SALES INCOME FELL 0.8% IN 2014/15 FISCAL
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO VOLUME ROSE AS SALES INCOME FELL 0.8% IN…

    Hino Motors Ltd. of Japan managed to increase total sales of its trucks and buses by 1.5% to a record 168 798 units in the 2014/15 financial year to the end of March even though net sales income fell by 0.8% to US$15.5-billion. Hino sales volume in… more...
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  • World’s first rear axle transmission crossbeam made of plastic in the S-Class from Mercedes-Benz
    Jul 06, 2015 Press Releases

    World’s first rear axle transmission crossbeam…

    Joint development between ContiTech Vibration Control and BASF Engineering plastic Ultramid® A3WG10 CR saves 25% weight compared to die-cast aluminum design The world’s first plastic transmission crossbeam in the rear axle subframe has been… more...
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  • National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is held in South Africa
    Jul 02, 2015 Events

    National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is…

    The National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is held in the framework of the 22nd SAITEX&Big7 trade fair in Johannesburg. The National pavilion of the Republic of Belarus is presented by food stuffs, beverages, tobacco products, mineral… more...
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  • WESBANK AND FNB JOIN FORCES TO ENHANCE FLEET OFFERING
    Jul 02, 2015 Press Releases

    WESBANK AND FNB JOIN FORCES TO ENHANCE FLEET…

    01 July 2015 – From 1 July 2015, WesBank’s Fleet Division will report into sister bank FNB’s Credit Card Division. This will afford WesBank’s Fleet customers improved exposure to the FirstRand Group strategy of aligning expertise in the respective… more...
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  • Keeping our trains on track, driving reliability, efficiency and longevity in rail infrastructure
    Jul 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Keeping our trains on track, driving reliability,…

    Billions of rands are expected to be invested in rail infrastructure in South Africa over the next three years. Shell’s Hentie Spangenberg suggests that as we develop the infrastructure we must also be looking at ways to ensure its reliability,… more...
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  • Streamlining the automotive manufacturing process in SA
    Jul 02, 2015 Press Releases

    Streamlining the automotive manufacturing process…

    (Date), 2015: The automotive industry is based on ‘just-in-time’ (JIT) and ‘just-in-sequence’ (JIS) processes for material provision and production. JIT is a methodology aimed primarily at reducing flow times within production as well as response… more...
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  • Efficiency & Driving Fun
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Efficiency & Driving Fun

    New Electric Drive from Continental: Tailor-Made for the Chinese Market At the IAA 2015, the automotive supplier will introduce the compact, cost-effective, and high-performance system for the world's largest market to the public Transmission and… more...
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  • Government urged not to neglect small business at Manufacturing Indaba
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Government urged not to neglect small business at…

    Government is being urged not to neglect small and medium-sized black businesses as it pursues plans to boost the manufacturing sector with its promotion of “100 new black industrialists”. The call has been made by consultancy Cova Advisory and… more...
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  • Emerging-Market Companies Shaking Up Global Competition in Automotive Supply, Construction Equipment, and Chemicals
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Emerging-Market Companies Shaking Up Global…

    Emerging-Market Players Are Closing the Gap with Multinationals in All Three Industries, Fueled by Rapid Growth in Their Home Markets, Low Costs, and Acquisitions, BCG Research Finds MUNICH, June 24—Companies based in emerging markets are… more...
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  • HINO ACCELERATES PROJECTS TO BOOST GLOBAL SUPPLY
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO ACCELERATES PROJECTS TO BOOST GLOBAL SUPPLY

    Hino Motors Ltd of Japan is putting increased focus on projects to improve its global production and supply capability. One of the latest initiatives is the consolidation of all engine production at its Nitta plant. This plant already supplies the… more...
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  •  Ashok Thakur, currently CEO of Mahindra SA
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Strong growth in Africa predicted as Mahindra…

    New business unit will focus on emerging opportunities in Africa Mahindra SA managing director to head up new initiative Business unit will provide central distribution channel for the entire group Products will be customised to suit specific market… more...
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  • HINO SET TO WIDEN 300-SERIES MODEL RANGE
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO SET TO WIDEN 300-SERIES MODEL RANGE

    Hino SA intends enlarging its range of offerings in the popular 300-Series truck line-up to meet customer requirements and changing trends in the market. Among the major target markets for the range include bakeries, security companies and local… more...
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  • Gautrain subsidy could fund entire GFIP
    Jun 30, 2015 Press Releases

    Gautrain subsidy could fund entire GFIP

    Automobile Association says it is concerned that subsidy has reached R1.5 billion "R1.5bn a year would be enough to fund the entire annual payback costs for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project (GFIP) if one excluded the cost of the tolling… more...
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  • Giving “disruptive technology” a lift in the Eastern Cape
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Giving “disruptive technology” a lift in the…

    South Africa’s first innovation hub which caters for both start-up and existing businesses has been opened in Port Elizabeth. “We are looking for innovators with disruptive technology – something which will give manufacturing in South Africa a… more...
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  • Cummins South Africa celebrates Africa Day 2015
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    Cummins South Africa celebrates Africa Day 2015

    With Africa Day 2015 being celebrated across the continent, Cummins South Africa has highlighted the success of its local corporate responsibility model. A three- to five-year plan formulated in 2014 has seen the company focus on education as a main… more...
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  • LAND ROVER BECOMES TITLE AND EXCLUSIVE INNOVATION PARTNER WITH BEN AINSLIE RACING FOR AMERICA’S CUP BID
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    LAND ROVER BECOMES TITLE AND EXCLUSIVE INNOVATION…

    Land Rover partners with Great Britain’s Ben Ainslie Racing in bid to win the 35th America’s Cup in 2017 Engineers from Jaguar Land Rover to support the project with advanced technology expertise Team Land Rover BAR announced at the home of Ben… more...
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  • MAN Truck & Bus makes itself fit for the future
    Jun 29, 2015 Press Releases

    MAN Truck & Bus makes itself fit for the future

    Future programme to sustainably strengthen competitiveness continued Realignment of the production network with clear responsibilities and core competencies Streamlining of administrative areas No compulsory redundancies MAN Truck & Bus is… more...
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  • THE HONDA JAZZ JOINS THE FIRST FLEET
    Jun 25, 2015 Press Releases

    THE HONDA JAZZ JOINS THE FIRST FLEET

    First Car Rental is happy to announce that it will be adding 60 of the popular Honda Jazz 1.2 Trend's to its car hire fleet. Thirty Honda Jazz vehicles will be added to Group R in July, followed by an additional 30 cars in September. The stylish… more...
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  • Six key issues keeping fleet managers awake at night?
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Six key issues keeping fleet managers awake at…

    “Fleet Managers grapple with a wide range of issues that lead to sleepless nights. Not only are their diverse operations exposed to outside risk, but they often have to juggle the needs of machines as well as humans in a dynamic, changing… more...
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  • Expro secures $100million Tullow oil contract win
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Expro secures $100million Tullow oil contract win

    International oilfield services company, Expro, has been awarded new contracts from Tullow Oil plc, Africa’s leading independent oil company. Worth in excess of $100 million over three years, the contracts will see Expro work across Tullow Oil’s… more...
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  • Enterprise development at Imperial pays off
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Enterprise development at Imperial pays off

    Since its inception, Imperial has continuously sought ways and means to discover, foster and nurture talent and initiative amongst its employees. In the context of Imperial’s company-wide BBBEE commitment, Enterprise Development, in simple terms, is… more...
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  • Diesel Technic launches Partner Portal for distribution partners
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Diesel Technic launches Partner Portal for…

    Versatile product search for the complete product range and comprehensive services Distribution partners of Diesel Technic can now use the new Partner Portal as a procurement and information platform. It provides efficient access to the complete… more...
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  • Reserve your new Honda now at a mind blowing discount price at the world’s largest Honda carnival sale July 1st to August 29th
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Reserve your new Honda now at a mind blowing…

    HONDA KYALAMI ANNOUNCE THEIR PRICING, SHOW ACTIVITIES AND PROGRAM This is a once in a lifetime to own a Honda at these huge discounted prices. All new Hondas will be sold at very special prices at the Honda Kyalami Carnival Sale these all are new… more...
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  • Building your manufacturing talent – can you afford to be complacent?
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Building your manufacturing talent – can you…

    Johannesburg, South Africa – 23 June 2015 – Developing talent and the discussion around the scarcity of skills is somewhat a boring topic these days. Every day organisations are confronted with the experience of talent shortages and the challenges… more...
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  • The Peruvian Ambassador to South Africa, HE Nicolas Roncagliolo (left) celebrates the official opening of the first ever-Peruvian national exhibition pavilion at the Southern African International Trade Exhibition, SAITEX 2015. The three-day expo closes at 4pm on Tuesday 23 June and is taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand.
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    : SAITEX, Africa's Biggest Business Opportunities…

    A large Italian presence features at this year’s Africa’s Big Seven food and beverage expo, including several informative “Made in Italy” workshops presented by Italian food production experts. The workshops cover numerous topics including new… more...
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  • Signature (Deutsche Messe AG): Members of the CeMAT steering committee at the CeMAT press roundtable on 19 June in Hannover
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Lead theme for CeMAT 2016: “Smart Supply Chain…

    Digitization and automation take center stage Outstanding exhibitor response Hannover. The lead theme for CeMAT 2016 is Smart Supply Chain Solutions. In other words, the show, which runs from 31 May to 3 June in Hannover, Germany, will highlight the… more...
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  • Top Speaker Line-up for SAAFF Congress 2015
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Top Speaker Line-up for SAAFF Congress 2015

    An impressive line-up of industry experts and high-profile speakers tackling business and industry issues has been announced as part of the conference programme for the South African Association of Freight Forwarders (SAAFF) annual Congress. The… more...
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  • ECOWAS and Penspen Sign Contract for a Feasibility Study for the Extension of the Gas Pipeline Network in West Africa
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    ECOWAS and Penspen Sign Contract for a…

    The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and international energy services company Penspen announced the completion of contract signing in February 2015 to enable a formal start to the Feasibility Study examining the current West… more...
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  • Ranger Odyssey Finalists Selected at Four-Day Boot Camp in the Karoo
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Ranger Odyssey Finalists Selected at Four-Day…

    Intense training and evaluation programme in small Western Cape town of Prince Albert Covered all aspects of vehicle and 4x4 driving theory, practical off-road driving, vehicle recovery techniques and GPS navigation Equal measure of brain and brawn… more...
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  • Win  2 tickets to Gauteng Motor Fest
    Jun 24, 2015 Events

    Win 2 tickets to Gauteng Motor Fest

    Forget Top Gear - if you have not seen the pimped rides, drifting and bike races in Brakpan, you ain't seen nothing yet. All the East Rand's weirdest and shiniest wheels will be on show at the Gauteng Motor Fest on 24 - 26 July. Tickets to the event… more...
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  • WARN MAKES AVAILABLE WINCHING EMERGENCY STOP
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    WARN makes available winching emergency stop

    WARN has introduced the snap-on emergency stop for winches known as the E-STOP. The emergency stop is a manually operated snap-action mechanism that will cease winch and hoists operation immediately in an emergency situation. The E-STOP has an IP66… more...
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  • WARN Introduces Advanced Winches
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    WARN Introduces Advanced Winches

    ZEON Platinum Sets A New Benchmark In Winch Performance And Ease Of Use. WARN has introduced the IP68-rated waterproof ZEON Platinum, the toughest, most technologically advanced truck and SUV winch available, the company says. A newly introduced… more...
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  • Wesbank and Hollard team up for a new joint venture
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Wesbank and Hollard team up for a new joint…

    WesBank, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, and The Hollard Insurance Company announced today that they will formalise their long-standing relationship through the formation of a new holding company, which will offer both WesBank and Hollard… more...
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  • Driving Growth With Imperial Green Mobility
    Jun 24, 2015 Press Releases

    Driving Growth With Imperial Green Mobility

    Take a brilliant machine, add a beautiful location, interesting tour guides and amazing facts and it's no wonder Segway Tours are rolling over profit lines. Not only are Segway Tours changing the way people see the world, but they're changing the… more...
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  • ABE/Midas - Potgieter family
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Husqvarna announce new "Tittle Sponsor" in SA.

    It is with great excitement that Fred Fensham, Brand Manager in South Africa announces the signing of a two year Tittle Sponsorship deal with Mr Andre Potgieter, owner of ABE MIDAS, situated at 461 18th Avenue, Rietfontein, Pretoria. ABE Midas have… more...
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  • INDUTEC 2015: Delivering New Business Opportunities
    Jun 22, 2015 Events

    INDUTEC 2015: Delivering New Business…

    With a 16% jump in visitors from 28 countries, the second SA Industry and Technology Fair (INDUTEC) held at Gallagher Convention Centre in May produced excellent results for exhibitors and visitors. The three-day, 12-shows-in-one industrial expo… more...
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  • Happy Birthday, MAN Truck & Bus!
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    Happy Birthday, MAN Truck & Bus!

    100 years of MAN trucks and buses The history of MAN trucks and buses began exactly 100 years ago today: it was on 21 June 1915 that the "Lastwagenwerke M.A.N.-Saurer", the M.A.N. Saurer truck factory, was entered in the commercial register of the… more...
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  • MiX Telematics increases technology talent pool
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    MiX Telematics increases technology talent pool

    Providing internships to previous Girls/Boys Town residents as part of the 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut sponsorship Today, MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, announced – as an extension of… more...
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  • R20 MILLION TO FUND DISADVANTAGED MEDICAL STUDENTS
    Jun 22, 2015 Press Releases

    R20 MILLION TO FUND DISADVANTAGED MEDICAL STUDENTS

    Adding impetus to its drive to boost delivery in South Africa’s stretched and under resourced public healthcare system, Imperial Health Sciences is contributing to a project that is funding 100 medical students from historically underserved rural… more...
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  • Automotive Engineering Show: Bringing next-level automotive technologies for cost-effective manufacturing
    Jun 22, 2015 Events

    Automotive Engineering Show: Bringing next-level…

    India is considered one of the most important manufacturing and auto-parts destinations for automotive industry. Car manufacturers are constantly trying to localise manufacturing to achieve competitive costs in order to capture majority share in… more...
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  • Africa to Become Innovative Adopter and Pioneer of Technologies
    Jun 22, 2015 Events

    Africa to Become Innovative Adopter and Pioneer…

    Frost & Sullivan to present convergence and connectivity case studies at GIL 2015: Africa CAPE TOWN – 18 June - The impact of convergence, driven by connectivity, is the key component that focuses on the future of all industries and businesses… more...
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  • Caption the new Aprilia Tuono 1100 RR
    Jun 18, 2015 Press Releases

    APRILIA TUONO V4 1100 RR THE FASTEST AND…

    Tuono V4 1100RR is the latest and most spectacular evolution of a sport naked dynasty, born in 2002 out of Aprilia's intuition to strip down and fit a handlebar on their flagship superbike which at the time was the V-twin RSV mille, thereby… more...
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  • Long-lasting, powerful and green – why the world needs LPG
    Jun 18, 2015 Press Releases

    Long-lasting, powerful and green – why the world…

    Its discovery dates back to 1910 – 115 years ago. Just two years on, it was being used to cook food. Another year later, in 1913, it was fuelling cars. And by 1915, it was being used in torches to cut through metal. It’s called liquefied petroleum… more...
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  • MINI Plant Oxford showcases pioneering street lighting system with integrated electric vehicle charging.
    Jun 17, 2015 Press Releases

    MINI Plant Oxford showcases pioneering street…

    MINI Plant Oxford is showcasing a high-efficiency street lighting system that doubles as a charging station for electric vehicles (EVs) during the city’s second Low Carbon Oxford Week. Known as Light & Charge and demonstrated for the first time in… more...
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  • Disc brake pads for trucks, trailers and buses
    Jun 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Disc brake pads for trucks, trailers and buses

    Guaranteed quality has made the brand DT Spare Parts the leading brand in the international Independent Aftermarket for commercial vehicles. The complete range includes all required spare parts for trucks, trailers and buses, including all standard… more...
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  • VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT 21-22 OCTOBER 2015 KUALA LUMPUR
    Jun 17, 2015 Events

    VEHICLE FLEET MANAGEMENT

    21-22 OCTOBER 2015 KUALA LUMPUR Join Trueventus Vehicle Fleet Management conference to learn and gain information in regards to managing your heavy, commercial fleet and government fleet. Maintenance costs have decreased across the board with the… more...
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  • HONDA KYALAMI TO STAGE A WORLD LARGEST HONDA CARNIVAL SALE WITH MASSIVE SAVINGS STARTING JULY 1ST
    Jun 15, 2015 Press Releases

    HONDA KYALAMI TO STAGE A WORLD LARGEST HONDA…

    Craig Langton from Cayenne Honda Kyalami continues to live up to his promise of making motorcycling more affordable in South Africa, he announced today that Cayenne Honda Kyalami will be staging the world’s largest sale ever staged for the Honda… more...
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  • 10 years of MAN HydroDrive - a success story with extra traction
    Jun 15, 2015 Press Releases

    10 years of MAN HydroDrive - a success story with…

    MAN was the first to bridge a gap in the market with HydroDrive In 2005 MAN was able to meet the needs of the first customers demanding traction from the front axle at the "touch of a button": With MAN HydroDrive, MAN was the first to bridge a gap… more...
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  • City of Cape Town facility managers receiving their Fundamentals to Energy Management Training (FEMT) certificates carrying 3 CPD credits for successfully completing the training and practical demonstration of what they learnt.
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Practical energy management training for City of…

    The City of Cape Town has a holistic approach to implementing energy efficiency in its buildings. They have embarked on a journey where they have ensured the implementation of smart meters and developed a data monitoring system coupled with energy… more...
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  • A motor plan by any other name / not all motor plans are built equal
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    A motor plan by any other name / not all motor…

    Attributed to Trevor van Rensburg, Assistant Executive for Sales and Marketing at Innovation Group South Africa. Recent data extracted from an international motor vehicle buyer behaviour study suggests that nearly half of all buyers begin their… more...
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  • Volkswagen expands Polo Vivo offering with special edition, Eclipse
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen expands Polo Vivo offering with…

    Volkswagen has added a special edition derivative to its best-selling Polo Vivo model range. Polo Vivo has sold nearly 175 000 units since its market introduction in March 2010. With the introduction of special edition Polo Vivo Eclipse, Volkswagen… more...
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  • Reduce costs while maximising productivity
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Reduce costs while maximising productivity

    Fleet managers are in the unfortunate position of constantly trying to increase the productivity of their fleets while reducing costs. This can be a complicated balance to achieve because if you decide to reduce your fuel spend this could result in… more...
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  • Garmin nüviCam launches with Built-In Dash Cam and Premium Features to Guide, Assist and Alert
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Garmin nüviCam launches with Built-In Dash Cam…

    Garmin Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd., announce nüviCam LMT, the first portable navigation device (PND) from Garmin to feature a built-in dash cam and advanced alerts to enhance driver awareness on the road. Thanks to the integrated dash cam that… more...
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  • ISUZU SERENGETI
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Migrate to the new Isuzu KB SERENGETI Special…

    SERENGETI Special Edition offers exclusivity and value Celebrating Isuzu's legendary capability and reliability PORT ELIZABETH - Following on the success of the Midnite Edition introduced in August 2014, Isuzu is launching another special model in… more...
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  • Resolve partners with Flowcentric to enhance clients’ business process management
    Jun 12, 2015 Press Releases

    Resolve partners with Flowcentric to enhance…

    Imperial Logistics group company Resolve has been appointed by global business process automation specialist FlowCentric Technologies as a hosting partner and value added reseller. Resolve chief operations officer Dean Tebbutt says that the… more...
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  • Unlock the world with Avis this winter
    Jun 11, 2015 Press Releases

    Unlock the world with Avis this winter

    As part of Avis’ global Unlock the World campaign, Avis is encouraging all South Africans to get out and explore the most beautiful natural sites that SA has to offer. Winter needn’t be a time to hibernate indoors while there is an abundance of… more...
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  • Top performers honoured as Mahindra goes from strength to strength
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Top performers honoured as Mahindra goes from…

    Despite tough trading conditions, a softening economic climate and the looming possibility of interest rate hikes, Mahindra South Africa remains enthusiastic about the brand's prospects in the country. The company celebrated 11 years of doing… more...
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  • One of the seventy refrigerated vehicles Serco built for the Vital Fleet.
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Serco delivers on large order for Vital Fleet

    Serco has delivered 70 refrigerated trucks to Vital Fleet, part of Vital Distribution Solutions, a large logistics company operating throughout Southern Africa. Debi Dabner, Fleet Manager at Vital Fleet, said the new trucks brought to more than 100… more...
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  • FUSO Canter LIFT awarded Light Truck of the Year 2015
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    FUSO Canter LIFT awarded Light Truck of the Year…

    Voted top truck once again by VansA2Z, a leading online portal Plus points include Duonic dual clutch transmission Stuttgart/London - The light-duty FUSO Canter LIFT has once again received an award from VansA2Z, a leading British online portal of… more...
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  • Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Cayenne to fund motorcycle refresher courses and…

    Beginners can now get a free motorcycle training course from the Cayenne group via it partners, Biker Bravado. To qualify one has to buy his/her first ride from Cayenne World and they will finance your motorcycle training program by refunding you… more...
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  • Sustainable solutions from MAN for urban mobility
    Jun 09, 2015 Press Releases

    Sustainable solutions from MAN for urban mobility

    MAN Truck & Bus at the 61st UITP World Congress in Milan 'SMILE' is the slogan for this year's 61st UITP (International Association of Public Transport) World Congress and Exhibition, being held from 8 to 10 June 2015 in Milan, Italy. The slogan… more...
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  • The winning team’s members were: VT (Vusumuzi) Dube, BH (Byron) Ferreira and DP (David) van Niekerk.
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    4 Raspberries for robotic vehicle winners

    Third year microcontroller students at the department of electrical, electronic and computer engineering at the University of Pretoria had the opportunity to win one of four Raspberry Pi limited addition credit-card-sized single-board computers each… more...
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  • SA Truck market battles amidst tough economic conditions
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    SA Truck market battles amidst tough economic…

    The local trucking industry recorded a decline in sales for the fifth month in a row, according to the latest statistics released by the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (Naamsa), Associated Motor Holdings (AMH) and… more...
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  • Putting people first has exponential business benefits for Africa
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Putting people first has exponential business…

    The risks attached to operating a business vary, but can rise dramatically when a company operates on an international level across continents, forcing it to deal with local regulations in a number of countries. The uncertainties of local economies… more...
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  • Vespa corporate branding
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    How does your brand deliver?

    Why more South African businesses are switching to two wheels An increasing number of South African businesses are switching their delivery vehicle fleets from four wheels to two in order to save on fuel, maintenance costs, and skip time wasted in… more...
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  • Single contract transport operators face a challenging future
    Jun 06, 2015 Press Releases

    Single contract transport operators face a…

    Transport operators, who are a key component of the economic fabric of rural towns are finding it increasingly difficult to operate in a challenging environment where pressure on margins, volatile fuel prices and increased operating costs are… more...
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  • Jun 04, 2015 Events

    Automotive Business Review partners with AAITF…

    We are proud media partners of the leading Automotive Aftermarket trade show @aaitfbangkok : Your gateway to SE Asia #Aftermarket From the leading AAITF Global Series comes the launch of the B2B automotive aftermarket exhibition, AAITF Bangkok,… more...
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  • First National Battery extends warranty on heavy-duty Raylite truck batteries
    Jun 03, 2015 Press Releases

    First National Battery keeps SA trucks moving

    Leading manufacturer and distributor of lead acid batteries in South Africa, First National Battery, a subsidiary of JSE listed Metair, keeps SA trucks moving with its innovative, heavy-duty Raylite truck batteries – now with an extended two year… more...
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  • Geoff du Plessis, Managing Director, MAN Truck & Bus SA (right) hands over the ceremonial 100th MAN Bus Key to George Mokgothu, CEO Interstate Bus Lines. Also celebrating the handover is MEC of Police, Roads and Transport Butana Khompela (middle). Back row left Christo du Plessis, Interstate Bus Lines COO and Tienie Kriel (Chairman)
    Jun 03, 2015 Press Releases

    Interstate Bus Lines celebrates 40th Anniversary…

    Founded in 1975 by commuter bus pioneers, Abel Erasmus and Fred Kinnear, Interstate Bus Lines (IBL) is the largest passenger bus operation in the Free State province, deploying 253 buses with routes running between Bloemfontein and outlying rural… more...
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  • Foton Taono
    Jun 03, 2015 Events

    FOTON DISPLAY NEW PRODUCTS AT AUTO SHANGHAI SHOW

    Foton, a major Chinese vehicle manufacturer, has embarked on an ambitious plant to grow its range of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles. Two production-ready models, the Sauvana SUV and Toana midibus and van, were displayed at the recent… more...
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  • Banks should do more to bring small traders into the banking net says SACCI
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Banks should do more to bring small traders into…

    The banking industry should make a greater effort to bring small business enterprises into the banking system so that they can take advantage of systems like debit orders and electronic funds transfer mechanisms to settle accounts rather than… more...
    Editor 69
  • CAYENNE NOW OFFER FINANCE WITHOUT A LICENCE
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    CAYENNE NOW OFFER FINANCE WITHOUT A LICENCE

    Cayenne has recognised the demand in the leisure industry for family members wanting to finance motorcycles, vehicles or Jet Ski’s for their siblings without personally have a licence. Now we are able to offer finance on the unit without presenting… more...
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  • Murray Price.
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    EQSTRA FLEET MANAGEMENT ESTABLISHES NEW BUSINESS…

    Eqstra Fleet Management has established Eqstra Fleet Consulting to assist African fleet operators with the design and implementation of cost reduction plans and cost containment strategies. The new business unit, situated in Namibia, will… more...
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  • STANLEY® is re-launched in South Africa
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    STANLEY® is re-launched in South Africa

    STANLEY® re-launched an expansive range of power, hand, and automotive tools at an exciting event at The Theatre on the Track at Kyalami Business Park. Stanley Black & Decker has recently undergone a brand refresh for its STANLEY® branded products… more...
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  • Paint Shop 2 - The side robots opening the vehicle doors for the Base Coat Interior robot sprayers to easily maneuver inside the vehicle.
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    Volkswagen's new automated system improves…

    Volkswagen Group South Africa's (VWSA) Paint Shop has introduced advanced automated robot technology in the Base Coat Interior painting process which has resulted in a massive reduction in hazardous waste and led to a dramatic improvement in… more...
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  • New 682 Extra-Heavy Duty Truck Range: ready to face every mission in Southern Africa
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    New 682 Extra-Heavy Duty Truck Range: ready to…

    The King of Africa, as it is affectionately known near the Equator, is returning to Africa Iveco has launched its New 682 heavy duty truck range, featuring product improvements and developments specifically designed to suit tough Southern African… more...
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  •  This Hino 500-Series 1626 with a livestock rail body was sold during the 2015 Nampo show in Bothaville. Photographer: Hino SA
    Jun 01, 2015 Events

    HINO TRUCKS GOT PLENTY OF ATTENTION AT NAMPO SHOW

    The Hino SA marketing and technical team, backed up by dealer personnel, reported a great deal of interest in the six Hino trucks and luxury 34-seater bus based on a Hino 500-Series chassis which were displayed at the recent Nampo Harvest Day… more...
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  •  Those in the picture (from left) are: Leslie Long, Senior Manager, Marketing - Product and Demand Planning at Hino SA, Jacques Verwey, captain of the Hino Valke, Jurie Coetzee, CEO of the Hino Valke and Rudy Joubert, the Hino Valke Head Coach. Photographer: Hino SA
    Jun 01, 2015 Press Releases

    HINO SA SPONSORS VALKE RUGBY UNION

    Hino South Africa, one of the leading truck brands in the country, has moved into the realm of sports sponsorship with support for the Valke Rugby Union based at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park. The team, which plays in the Vodacom Cup and… more...
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  • GRAFFITI HELPS REV UP RHINO ORPHANAGE CAMPAIGN
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    GRAFFITI HELPS REV UP RHINO ORPHANAGE CAMPAIGN

    Graffiti, a creative marketing services company that has pioneered the field of transit branding, has used its high impact head-turning wrapping to help rev up awareness of First Car Rental’s campaign for The Rhino Orphanage - a Limpopo-based NPO.… more...
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  •   Mr Mike Whitfield, Managing Director of Nissan South Africa and Mr Tim Abbott, Managing Director of BMW Group South Africa at a charging station for use by both Nissan and BMW vehicles.
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    BMW South Africa and Nissan South Africa join…

    Rosslyn. Two of South Africa’s most innovative vehicle manufacturers have joined forces to advance electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) adoption. BMW Group South Africa (BMW SA) and Nissan South Africa (NSA) today signed a… more...
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  • Avis helps put the planet on the road to good health
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Avis helps put the planet on the road to good…

    In minimising its impact on the environment, and promoting a sustainable future, Avis has committed itself to saving water by harvesting water in their wash bays at the Avis Head Office and Avis offices at Cape Town International, King Shaka… more...
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  • Porsche chooses MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 for its 911 GT3 RS launch
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Porsche chooses MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2

    At the launch of its new 911 GT3 RS, Porsche AG will equip all of the cars with MICHELIN Pilot Sport Cup 2 ultra-high-performance tyres in 265/35 ZR20 front and 325/30 ZR21 rear sizes. Blurring the line between motorsport and road tyres, the… more...
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  • Iveco’s TechPro2 youth training programme arrives in South Africa
    May 27, 2015 Press Releases

    Iveco’s TechPro2 youth training programme arrives…

    Iveco, the global commercial vehicle maker, which is part of the CNH Industrial group, has further emphasised its long-term commitment to South Africa by launching an innovative youth education programme which will help the country to develop much… more...
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  • UD Trucks demonstrates commitment to Southeast Asia as company turns 80
    May 23, 2015 Press Releases

    UD Trucks demonstrates commitment to Southeast…

    trusted legacy in region continues with enhanced Quester line Singapore, May 21, 2015 – In celebration of its 80th anniversary this year, Japanese transportation solutions provider UD Trucks has opened a new 3,000 sq ft UD Experience Centre in Ageo,… more...
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  • HUGE GRANTS FOR ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES IN THE USA AND THE UK
    May 23, 2015 Press Releases

    HUGE GRANTS FOR ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES IN THE USA…

    WHY NOT FOR SOUTH AFRICA? Zero Motorcycles, the global leader in the electric motorcycle industry, announced today that it has been awarded a grant of $1,009,220 from the California Energy Commission (CEC). With matching commitment from Zero, over… more...
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  • The QCIC fuel management solution
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Reducing costs related to fuel theft through…

    19 May, 2015: Fuel theft and wastage place increasing pressure on fleet managers, whose bottom lines are already under severe strain from rising fuel costs. Innovative new fuel measurement technology from leading asset management solutions provider… more...
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  • Celebrating those responsible for building a future we can all be proud of
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Celebrating those responsible for building a…

    Johannesburg, South Africa: People make the impossible, possible; and when REDISA (Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa Plan) was gazetted, only a handful saw the potential of waste management in the country, while others… more...
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  • Dr. Mehran Zarrebini is pictured at the REDISA Awards Ceremony with the Minister of Water & Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa.  Representing The Mathe Group, Dr Zarrebini received a recognition award from the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) to mark its contribution towards recycling used tyres that are becoming a major environmental hazard in South Africa.
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Mathe Group Wins REDISA Recognition Award

    The Mathe Group received a Recognition Award from the Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa (REDISA) on Friday night (May 15, 2015) to mark its contribution towards recycling used tyres that are becoming a major environmental… more...
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  • PREPARE FOR GROWTH, OIL INDUSTRY TOLD
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    PREPARE FOR GROWTH, OIL INDUSTRY TOLD

    The North Sea oil and gas industry has been urged to buck the trend and prepare for growth in the near future. Attendees at an event organised by subsea intervention and commercial diving specialists K.D. Marine in Aberdeen recently, heard an… more...
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  • Matrix’s Crash Alert - providing fast assistance in emergencies when on the roads
    May 20, 2015 Press Releases

    Matrix’s Crash Alert - providing fast assistance…

    Get the right help as quickly as possible 18 May 2015; According to the South African Medical Research Council, 15 993 deaths transpire on South Africa’s road each year. In fact in April 2015 alone, nearly 700 people died on the roads during the peak… more...
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  • TRUCK COMPETENCE ONCE AGAIN AN IMPORTANT FEATURE OF AUTOMECHANIKA JOHANNESBURG
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    TRUCK COMPETENCE ONCE AGAIN AN IMPORTANT FEATURE…

    Truck Competence has been a dedicated component of Automechanika trade fairs worldwide for more than four years and featured at the fourth staging of the biennial Automechanika Johannesburg at Expo Centre, from May 6-9. Exhibitors that displayed… more...
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  • Absa opens doors for businesses in the fuel industry
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Absa opens doors for businesses in the fuel…

    Fuel is a specialised industry affected by complex industry factors such as international oil prices, exchange rates, security of supply, labour costs, lending and its costs and sufficient working capital especially when the fuel price increases. In… more...
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  • Bosch Rexroth optimises luxury vehicle manufacturing facility
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Bosch Rexroth optimises luxury vehicle…

    Bosch Rexroth recently supplied a high-end German motor vehicle manufacturer with a more efficient handling and distribution solution for the conveyance of the vehicles’ interior roof trims along the production line. The solution incorporates a… more...
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  • Freightliner Inspiration Truck - the first licensed autonomous driving truck in the US
    May 17, 2015 Press Releases

    Freightliner Inspiration Truck - the first…

    Freightliner Inspiration Truck with Highway Pilot becomes world´s first autonomous truck to be granted a license for road use in the American State of Nevada Highway Pilot with intelligent sensors and stereo camera in operation on American roads… more...
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